There are certain costumes you are basically guaranteed to see this Halloween: a witch, a cat, a zillion Game of Thrones characters — the list goes on. But why not take advantage of the fact that your baby has zero opinion about costumes, just for this year? While there’s nothing wrong with sticking with the staples, there are so many creative (and simple!) outside-of-the-box hilarious Halloween costumes for babies that are made even funnier by the fact that they’re being rocked by a tiny person.
You can use your baby’s Halloween costume to pay tribute to one of Elton John’s most outrageous outfits, create a funny mom and baby duo costume, or transform your kiddo into a tiny version of one of your favorite TV show characters. You might as well use the opportunity to showcase your winning sense of humor. The world of adorable baby Halloween costumes is endless.
Whether you’re looking to DIY a costume or plan to grab one from the store at the last minute, you can get one of these 16 hilarious Halloween getups for your tot in no time at all. Get ready to be known as the funniest family on the block. (Or at least the one with the funniest babe.)
1. A Cooking Lobster
2. Dwight Schrute
3. Elton John
Elton John has had some outrageous looks over the years, but his Mardi Gras feather costume might just take the cake as one of his best and most flamboyant. Mimic it with orange sunglasses ($10, Amazon), a white bonnet ($12, Amazon), lots of sequins ($7, Amazon) to attach to the bonnet, and colorful feathered wings ($18, Amazon). Add an extra boa ($9, Amazon) for additional feathery flair.
4. A Skunk
5. A Biker
Intimidate everyone on the block with this tough guy biker costume. All you need is a Harley Davidson shirt ($27, Walmart), a leather jacket ($20, Burlington Coat Factory), and a bandana ($3, Party City) to keep the wind off their face. Use an eyeliner pencil to draw on a goatee and a 'mom' tattoo on their bicep for an added touch.
6. Ace Ventura
7. The Coppertone Girl
A Party Style created a super-easy DIY guide to make your own version of the Coppertone girl from their classic advertisements. All you need is hair bows ($5, Halloween Costumes), blue swimsuit bottoms ($11, Old Navy), a nude leotard ($18, Capezio), and a stuffed animal dog ($12, Bed Bath & Beyond). What a creative costume that's sure to get some nostalgia going.
8. Richard Simmons
9. A Taco Or Burrito
10. An Oompa Loompa
11. A Garden Gnome
12. Spaghetti & Meatballs
If you have a messy eater on your hands (I'm looking at you, moms of toddlers), you might as well embrace it this Halloween. Follow Melly Moments's tutorial to create an easy and adorable spaghetti and meatballs costume. You'll need a plastic bowl ($3, Target), a gingham tablecloth ($4, Webstaurant), a knit hat ($6, Etsy), a onesie ($14, Colored Organics), and a few supplies from the craft store.
13. Frida Kahlo
14. A Bunch of Grapes
This DIY from Coolest Homemade Costumes is so easy and funny. All you need is a purple sweatshirt ($7, Hanes), lots of purple balloons ($5, Oriental Trading), a green headband ($1, Amazon) to make a stem, and a little bit of craftiness. Dress your whole family as different fruits to create a fruit salad!
15. A Flamingo
16. Oscar The Grouch
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